Jurors in Los Angeles continue deliberations in Harvey Weinstein’s second rape trial

CNN  —  A Los Angeles jury returned to court Monday to continue its deliberations in the second sexual assault trial of disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein, who is accused of using his Hollywood influence to lure women into private meetings and assault them. Weinstein faces two counts of forcible rape and five counts of sexual … Read more

Joel Greenberg, associate of U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz, sentenced to 11 years for sex trafficking of a minor

A former Florida tax collector whose arrest led to a federal investigation into U.S. Representative Matt Gaetz has been sentenced to 11 years in prison for sex trafficking a minor and other misdemeanors. Joel Greenbergformer Seminole County tax collector, was charged with stalking a political opponent, public bribery, forging licenses and conspiring to submit false … Read more

The family of the alleged ‘catfish’ killer’s victims in California speak out

CNN — A woman whose parents and sister were killed last week in the suspected triple ‘catfish’ homicide in Riverside, California, is urging families to talk to their children about online safety. Michelle Blandin, whose father, Mark Winek, 69, mother, Sharie Winek, 65, and sister, Brooke Winek, 39, were killed on November 25, has warned … Read more

E. Jean Carroll sues Trump for battery and defamation as lookback window for adult sex abuse survivors’ suits opens in New York

CNN — Former E. magazine columnist Jean Carroll has sued former President Donald Trump for assault and defamation under a new New York law that allows adults alleging sexual assault to file charges years after the offensive. Carroll filed the lawsuit on Thursday, the first day civil suits can be brought under the new law, … Read more

US writer who accused Trump of rape files battery lawsuit | Donald Trump News

A writer who accused former US President Donald Trump of rape has filed a second lawsuit against him minutes after a new New York state law took effect allowing victims of sexual violence to sue in court. justice for attacks that occurred decades ago. E Jean Carroll’s lawsuit, filed in federal court in New York, … Read more

US Iran envoy highlights CNN’s report on rapes of activists in detention

CNN — The top US diplomat for Iran pointed to CNN’s sexual violence investigation which uncovered sexual assaults on male and female activists, calling the reports “unspeakable”. Robert Malley, the US special envoy for Iran, said the regime would not succeed in its efforts to crush protests that have spread across the country over the … Read more

Harvey Weinstein Raped Model and Actress Before Later Pushing for a Threesome, She Testifies

A Norwegian model and actress testified on Wednesday that Harvey Weinstein raped her after the 2008 British Academy of Film and Television Awards, and then just months later “tricked” her into coming to a New York hotel room before pushing her to have a threesome. The model, identified in court as Natassia M., told Los … Read more

US actor Kevin Spacey faces seven new sex offence charges in UK | Sexual Assault News

The new charges against the Oscar-winning Hollywood actor come months after he pleaded not guilty to four other people. London prosecutors have approved seven new sex offense charges against Oscar-winning Hollywood actor Kevin Spacey. The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) said on Wednesday the House of Cards and American Beauty star had been charged with “a … Read more

Qatar’s laws put fans at risk, drinking, homosexuality, rape, drugs

Football fans risk being thrown behind bars or whipped for petty offenses as they travel to Qatar for the World Cup. Drinking, swearing, taking photos and even having sex could all lead to jail time thanks to “vague” and “confusing” laws in the Muslim Gulf state, reports The Sun. Qatar still has capital punishment – … Read more

Man in Scotland confirmed to be US rape suspect, Scottish court rules

CNN — A man in Scotland is a wanted rape suspect in the United States, a Scottish court ruled on Friday, despite the man’s claims that he is not the person authorities are looking for and has never visited the United States of his life. An Edinburgh Sheriff’s Court judge says the man claiming to … Read more